Mar 102014
Ranking the Disney Princesses as Role Models

Ok, there are potentially a lot of characters who can qualify as Disney PrincessesTM but for the purposes of this post and to acknowledge the fact that Anna from Frozen was announced as an official member months before her film was released¬†I’m going to focus specifically on those princesses that are members of the Disney [Read more…]

Feb 052014
2014 Oscar Prediction: Best Animated Feature

The past year was generally a pretty good year for animated films. Epic, Monsters University, and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 were all fine entertainment, reasonably well liked by critics, financially successful – and none of them made the cut for Oscar nominations. Of the films that did make it on to the [Read more…]

Jan 102014
Saving Mr. Banks - Parent Content Review

Title: Saving Mr. Banks Summary: The reasonably true story of Walt Disney’s struggle with the intransigent author, P.L. Travers, and how they managed, through a fairly epic struggle, to bring Mary Poppins to the screen. It is also the possibly true story of Travers’ early life in Australia and her relationship with her loving but [Read more…]

Nov 152013
Top Ten Hayao Miyazaki Films

After looking through this site for a little while you might well ask yourself, why all the Miyazaki? If you’re an anime fan, you might ask yourself, why all the Miyazaki? (Implying that there is a whole lot more available, and you would be right.) The answer to both is essentially the same – in [Read more…]